Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The Greenbelt city council will meet to discuss a range of topics, as well as the advisory board.
Several meetings will be held this week in Greenbelt, MD starting with the advisory planning board's meeting tonight at 7:30 p.m. The board will meet at the Community Center, 15 Crescent Road in room 114. They will be discussing the Sunnyside Bridge Report. At 8 p.m. the city council will host its work session in the Greenbelt Community Center, 15 Crescent Road. They will discuss goals and pre-budget. The Board of Elections will also host a meeting this week on Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Municipal Building Library, 25 Crescent Road. For city meeting information can be found on the city's website.
Friday, January 27, 2012
Though Roberts and Jordan decided to split their vote on the transportation board, council is still divided on Jordan's and Putens' exchange over two city board assignments.
Numerous disagreements led to the agreement at Greenbelt City Council’s last regular meeting — that Councilmember Rodney Roberts and Mayor Pro-Tem Emmett Jordan would share the city’s one seat on the Metropolitan Washington Council of Government's Transportation Planning Board (TPB). Mayor Judith “J” Davis said in an interview on Thursday that she hoped council would work together and get past this because that would be much better for Greenbelt. But in the midst of Jordan’s and Roberts’ deliberations at Monday’s regular meeting, a dispute re-emerged threatening to make peace complicated. Members clashed on what happened when Jordan and Councilmember Edward Putens tried to swap their seats on the Advisory Planning Board (APB) and Community…
Friday, September 16, 2011
Sheldon Goldberg's memory lives on. Greenbelters will gather Sunday to pay tribute to their friend.
Sheldon Goldberg of the Windsor Green community passed away on December 27, 2010. Nearly nine months later, memories of the man and his contributions to the Greenbelt community are drawing friends to Schrom Hills Park on Sunday, Sept. 18, to pay tribute. The Advisory Planning Board and the Greenbelt East Advisory Coaltion (GEAC)—both of which Goldberg served on for about 20 years and also chaired for many years—will hold a brief ceremony and dedicate a bench in his honor. The bench is located near the pavilion. Following the dedication, GEAC will hold a picnic with games, information tables and food from 1-4 p.m. in Schrom Hills Park. Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks will be available for purchase. The picnic raindate is Sept. 25.